• J.B. Young K-8
    Principal: Marianne Corbin
    Associate Principal: Kristin Huggins
    1702 Main Street
    Davenport, Iowa 52803
    Phone: (563) 326-4432
    Fax: (563) 326-1165

  • News, Events, and Announcements

    The drop

    7th Grade Science Parachute Drop

    Students in Ms. Lindell’s 7th Grade Science Class have been learning about the steps of the Scientific Method. In our parachute lab, they were running through each step of the Scientific Method and creating their own lab experiment. Students were all given similar variables to build their parachute, like 4 strings, and a G.I. Joe figurine. Their independent variable was the materials they chose to use for the build of the parachute. They were given coffee filters, plastic ziplock bags, or construction paper. They created a hypothesis as to which materials they thought would create the best parachute that would catch the most air resistance and help their G.I. Joe land safely from their jump off the 2nd floor balcony. Students spent a day creating their parachutes and then we tested them by launching them off of the balcony with volunteers at the bottom timing their decent. We collected all Read more

    JB Students receive GEAR UP IOWA backpacks

    GEAR UP Iowa is charged with significantly increasing the number of students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. The Iowa College Student Aid Commission administers GEAR UP Iowa in partnership with the Iowa Department of Education and other state agencies; local school districts; post-secondary educational institutions; and community organizations, businesses, and industries. more info here https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/content/about-gear-up

    Fall Community Resource Fair at JBK8!

    Come join us and learn about community resources and assistance from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 29.  Stay afterwards for the Public Forum on the proposed closing of J.B. K8 School that begins at 6:00 p.m. following the resource fair.

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    JB Young Public Forum on closing

    JBK8 profile

    On Tuesday, September 29th, at 6 p.m. there will be an opportunity for the public to share their thoughts and concerns with the Administration and School Board members regarding the proposed closing of J.B. Young K8 School.  Please attend if you have questions or concerns about the proposed closing please attend.

    You can also review a current list of Frequently Asked Questions about the proposed closing that have already been addressed here: JB closing FAQ Read more

    September 2015 Optimist Award Winners

    The following students received Optimist Awards for demonstrating appropriate Life Skills during the Month of September.

    Click on a photo for a description of the each student’s achievement.


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    AVID Enrichment Day

    EMTs from AMT visited the AVID 7th and 8th graders on Friday, September 18th. They talked with students about the training necessary for various jobs in the medical field and what an average day looks like at work for them. They taught students the ABCs of being a First Responder and how to properly put someone in a backboard. We also got to visit the inside of an ambulance.

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    Don’t Forget! Tuesday, September 15 is fall picture day.


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    Marlo Clarke was a guest speaker for JB AVID students on Friday September 4th.  He talked with them about the 5 things you need to be successful in any situation.  Marlo will also be joining us for a pep rally with the GEAR UP students in September.

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    DCSD Long Range Facilities Plan

    Follow this link to read the Davenport Community Schools Long Range Facilities Plan:

    Long Range Facilities Plan

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    2014-15 Yearbook is Digital


    In an effort to make the yearbook more cost effective for school and families alike, this year’s annual has been made available on every student’s Google Drive account.  In order to access the yearbook, students need to log into their Google Drive account from home or anywhere they have an internet connection.  If you try to access the yearbook and are having trouble, please contact Mr. Price by email at:  priceb@davenportschools.org.  Have a great summer! Read more